1. Ranking the 10 Best Rebuilding Jobs in College Basketball History

    Even the greatest college basketball programs fall into disrepair on occasion. Like fine architecture, a school's fortunes on the court can either gradually erode or be blasted to splinters overnight by a calamitous twist of fate...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 22,559 reads 93 comments

  2. Ranking the 10 Greatest Mid-Major College Basketball Stars of the Last Decade

    The past 10 years have seen a shift in how college basketball views its "mid-major" members. Since 2006, six teams outside the game's traditional power conferences ( ACC , Big East, ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 33,597 reads 69 comments

  3. The 10 College Basketball Players Most Important to Their Teams in 2014-15

    College basketball is a never-ending transition game in which today's inexperienced youngsters are tomorrow's leading men. The top programs are the ones which identify and recruit the players who can handle that sometimes-awkward shift...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 29,832 reads 32 comments

  4. Predicting the Most Dangerous Mid-Majors in 2014-15 College Basketball Season

    College basketball's power conferences don't get to have all the fun anymore. Each season, new interlopers from the game's less-heralded leagues manage to make a splash in the NCAA tournament...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 26,231 reads 26 comments

  5. College Basketball Teams That Will Be Loaded with Experience in 2014-15

    We've just finished the Year of the Freshman in college basketball, but ironically, so many of the top stars were seniors...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 57,147 reads 79 comments

  6. The Ideal Candidate to Fill Each Vacant College Basketball Head Coaching Job

    The first month of college basketball's offseason is a tumultuous place, full of players on the move. Many of those players are merely reacting to similar moves among their coaches...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 33,703 reads 10 comments

  7. Ranking the Top 10 Available Transfers in the 2014 College Basketball Offseason

    More than 400 college basketball players left their previous programs during the 2013 offseason. The 2014 transfer numbers are slightly down, but there are still approximately 350 athletes on the move this spring...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 3 months ago 89,020 reads 35 comments

  8. College Basketball Coaches on the Hot Seat After 2013-14 Season

    The college basketball coaching carousel kicks into gear during March and April, and the average season sees 30 to 50 jobs come open. Coaches retire, migrate to other positions or are simply dropped unceremoniously onto the unemployment line...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 22,880 reads 57 comments

  9. Kentucky Basketball: Final 2013-14 Grades After National Title Game Loss

    Any freshman, no matter how talented, has his issues adapting to the rigors of college basketball. Kentucky's gifted class is no different with its McDonald's All-Americans living through the transition seven times over...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 5,537 reads 5 comments

  10. NCAA Championship Game 2014: UConn's Blueprint to Beat Kentucky

    When Kentucky and Connecticut face off for the national championship Monday night, we'll be treated to a game that only liars saw coming (OK, aside from the 1,780 ESPN Tournament Challenge players who have evidence to back up their claims)...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 1,783 reads 0 comments

  11. Florida Basketball: Final 2013-14 Grades for Gators After Final Four Loss

    The Florida Gators picked a terrible time for their worst game of the 2013-14 season, falling 63-53 to the Connecticut Huskies in their national semifinal meeting at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 6,995 reads 10 comments

  12. UNC Basketball Recruiting: Grades from 2014 McDonalds All-American Game

    North Carolina fans saw a lot to like from their future stars at the 2014 McDonald's All-American Game at Chicago's United Center. Point guard Joel Berry II (Apopka, Fla.) helped the West team to a 105-102 win over wings Theo Pinson Jr...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 11,179 reads 7 comments

  13. UNC Basketball Recruiting: Preview of 2014 McDonald's All-American Game

    The 2014 McDonald's All-American Game will have a heavy blue tint to it. The top three classes in 247 Sports' current rankings — Duke, Kentucky and North Carolina — ...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 10,963 reads 26 comments

  14. NCAA Sweet 16: Underrated Virginia Now ACC's Last Championship Hope

    As recently as mid-January, anyone who suggested that the Virginia Cavaliers would be the only ACC team to reach the NCAA tournament's regional semifinals would have been fitted for a straitjacket...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 1,896 reads 4 comments

  15. Cuonzo Martin off the Hot Seat, out of Bruce Pearl's Shadow After Sweet 16 Run

    What a difference a month has made for Tennessee Volunteers basketball coach Cuonzo Martin. On February 23, former Vols coach Bruce Pearl was a featured speaker at SportsFest, an event hosted by Nashville radio station 104...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 4,009 reads 6 comments

  16. Ohio State Basketball: Position-by-Position Breakdown of Matchup vs. Dayton

    Ohio State and Dayton are too close in proximity — the two campuses sit merely an hour apart — to have played each other in basketball only six times in their history...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 6,558 reads 0 comments

  17. Duke Basketball: 5 Potential Wild Cards for Blue Devils in 2014 NCAA Tournament

    Never underestimate the potential for Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski to flash an exasperated look, as pictured above in the Blue Devils' ACC tournament loss to Virginia...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 5,586 reads 3 comments

  18. NCAA Tournament 2014: Previewing the Most Likely Upsets in Round of 64

    Cincinnati and UConn waged a tough battle on Friday in the American Athletic Conference semifinals, with the Huskies surviving and advancing...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 76,213 reads 55 comments

  19. NCAA Bracket 2014: Complete Guide to Midwest Region

    The Midwest Region of the 2014 NCAA tournament could charitably be called treacherous. Undefeated Wichita State has a rocky path to the Final Four in Arlington, Texas, with three of last season's other Elite Eight programs hovering in its bracket...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 4 months ago 16,953 reads 30 comments

  20. Wooden Award Watch 2014: Ranking All 15 Finalists Entering March Madness

    The November meeting between Duke and Kansas — more frequently marketed as Jabari Parker vs. Andrew Wiggins, as if every other player on the court were a wax statue from Madame Tussaud's — was a fitting tipoff to this Year of the Freshman...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 5 months ago 4,075 reads 5 comments

  21. 8 Teams Built to Bust 2014 NCAA Brackets

    With financial titan Warren Buffett set to pony up a cool billion dollars for a perfect set of NCAA tournament picks, March Madness just got real...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 5 months ago 13,638 reads 18 comments

  22. Last-Second Predictions for Major Conference Tournaments

    A handful of NCAA tournament bids have already been handed out, and more will be awarded over the next two days. The main-event events of championship week, however, begin on Wednesday...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 5 months ago 19,622 reads 12 comments

  23. The Biggest Lesson Learned About Each Top 25 NCAA Basketball Team in 2013-14

    When we're making our preseason college basketball predictions, we think we know the teams and players we're projecting...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 5 months ago 23,679 reads 1 comments

  24. Ohio State Basketball: Projected Roles for Buckeyes' 2014 Recruiting Class

    If Ohio State's basketball season was any more of a roller-coaster, half their fanbase would have puked over the side of the car by now. Undoubtedly, some already have, but that's a different story...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 5 months ago 19,547 reads 39 comments

  25. Duke Basketball: Teams That Blue Devils Want to Avoid in the NCAA Tournament

    From the embarrassment of nearly tumbling from the Associated Press Top 25 for the first time in two decades, the Duke Blue Devils have rallied all the way back, insinuating themselves into the conversation for a No...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 5 months ago 9,173 reads 26 comments